The airport is named after Franjo Tuđman, the first president of Croatia. The country’s largest airport is the main hub for Croatia Airlines, about half of the number of passengers at Zagreb Airport fly with the national flag carrier.
Where is Zagreb Airport situated?
Zagreb Airport is located south-east of the capital. Via exit 5 of the A3 motorway and the road traffic signs you can reach Zagreb Airport.
How many terminals has Zagreb Airport?
On 28 March 2017, the new terminal of Zagreb Airport was put into operation. The new airport terminal is modern and has a capacity of 5 million passengers a year.
A good alternative for flying to or from Zagreb Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Croatia.
|Ljubljana Airport (Slovenia)||136km|
|Graz Airport (Austria)||147km|
|Klagenfurt Airport (Austria)||168km|
The distance from Zagreb Airport to the centre of Zagreb is 15 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Zagreb.
From ZAG Airport to Zagreb City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Zagreb Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Zagreb Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Zagreb Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Zagreb Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Zagreb Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Zagreb is about HRK 150.-. Book your taxi at Zagreb Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From ZAG Airport to Zagreb City centre by Taxi
At Zagreb Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), National (Enterprise Holdings), Enterprise, Avis, Budget, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.
Which airlines fly from and to Zagreb Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Zagreb Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Croatia Airlines (OU)
- Eurowings (EW)
- KLM (KL)
- Air France (AF)
- Emirates (EK)
Hotels near the airport
Looking for the best hotels near Zagreb Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.
Hotels in Zagreb
Looking for the best hotels in Zagreb? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.
Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Zagreb Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
From Zagreb: Full-Day Ljubljana & Postojna Cave Tour
Discover the biggest gems of Slovenia. Start your day with the most visited cave of Europe - Postojna cave. Advance to the capital Ljubljana, an enchanting town that will win your heart immediately. Join this small group tour for a great experience.
Rastoke & Plitvice Lakes National Park Tour from Zagreb
Discover the beauty of Croatia's oldest and most visited national park, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. On a small-group guided tour, you’ll experience nature at its finest and enjoy breathtaking views of lakes and waterfalls in Plitvice Park.
Have you visited Zagreb Airport lately? Be the first to write an airport review about Zagreb Airport. Provide other airport travellers with essential airport information and tell us about your airport experience.